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Facebook to add Vertical video to News Feeds on iOS and Android
Aug29

Facebook to add Vertical video to News Feeds on iOS and Android

Facebook’s every effort is focused on making video a huge success—and it seems to be working. The company is reworking how video is consumed on its network, which has more than 1.7 billion users. According to Mashable, the social media behemoth is embracing vertical video—a feature already made popular by Snapchat. The social media giant began showing a larger portion of every vertical video in its popular News Feeds on both iOS and...

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Report blames Twitter’s declining growth on increasing popularity of Instagram and Snapchat
Aug15

Report blames Twitter’s declining growth on increasing popularity of Instagram and Snapchat

It’s no secret that Twitter is having a torrid time addressing its slow growth and decline in global usage. The microblogging platform has a lot of work to do as competition from other social media networks like Snapchat and Instagram are not making things any easy for the company. Twitter’s US usage will grow just by 2 percent as against the 8 percent earlier projected by eMarketer. In contrast to its February forecast of 8 percent...

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Hackers flood users’ Instagram accounts with pornographic images
Aug12

Hackers flood users’ Instagram accounts with pornographic images

Have you checked your Instagram account lately? In case you haven’t, then this piece of information might interest you. Some Instagram users have had their accounts hacked, with hackers flooding them with pornographic pictures and adult dating spam. Victims have had their account passwords changed, while links to adult dating sites that pay hackers when a user signs up have become a common thing, reports the Daily Mail. The first...

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Twitter’s Moments is finally open to everyone
Aug09

Twitter’s Moments is finally open to everyone

Watch your back Snapchat and Instagram because Twitter is opening up Moments to everyone! Launched in 2015, Twitter’s Moments will no longer be restricted to human editors; and will now be extended to every user. Twitter launched Moments for a purpose; and that purpose was to create and dish out information as soon as possible. However, not everyone could use the feature as only a few had access to it. In a statement on Twitter’s...

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Instagram definitely copying Snapchat with its new “Stories” feature
Aug02

Instagram definitely copying Snapchat with its new “Stories” feature

Instagram on Tuesday launched a Snapchat-like feature called “Stories.” The feature is the company’s big step towards boosting its growth rate and give its rivals a run for their money. “Stories” will encourage users to post stories about their lives as often as they could. Instagram’s CEO Kevin Systrom didn’t deny the fact that the new feature was taken out of the books of Snapchat. When asked to confirm if that was the case, he...

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